Mercy Eke emerged as the first female housemate to win BBNaija after the show kicked off 13 years ago.In a few months, she will be one of Nigeria’s numerous celebrities and she would be in the news for different reasons.
Here’s what the past three winners have been up to
- Winner Big Brother Nigeria
- Cinematographer/movie/TV series director
The first edition of the reality TV show was known as Big Brother Nigeria and it held in Nigeria. The edition was won by Katung Aduwak and had Gideon Okeke and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu as housemates.
After winning the first edition of Big Brother Nigeria, Katung Aduwak decided to acquire more training in filmmaking and production. He returned to Nigeria to start working on music videos and TV series. A few years ago, he had an accident that almost claimed his life but he survived and after treatment, he returned to work. He’s one of the directors of some of the series and TV shows on Africa Magic.
- Winner BBNaija Season 2 See Gobbe
The brand name of the reality TV show changed as the second edition held in South Africa with a theme, ‘See Gobbe’. The franchise became known as BBNaija and it had housemates like Bisola, Kemen, TBoss, and Efe, who went on to win the edition.
Efe became famous for representing the streets of Warri despite living in Jos. His participation in the BBNaija season two became synonymous with the phrase, ‘Based on logistics.’ After the show, Efe decided to pursue a career in entertainment with music as his forte. He has since worked with top music acts that include Olamide, Iceprince and BOJ. In 2018, he claimed the prize money he won has been spent on various things. Efe is still a budding music act and yet to break even.
- Winner BBNaija Season 3 Double Wahala